“Transcendent Coincidences for Existence“
by Ron Bechet
About the Artist:
Ron Bechet, is a native of New Orleans and lives in the city of his birth. He studied art at the University of New Orleans where he earned a B.A. degree, and went on to earn an MFA degree from Yale University. Since then he has exhibited his work nationally and internationally. He is known for intimate drawings and paintings inspired by the land and circumstances of Southern Louisiana, knotted and matted and within African Diaspora tradition of tress connecting earth and sky, the realms of the ancestors and the living. They tell a personal and communal metaphoric story of cultural hybridity. He is currently the Victor H. Labat Professor of Art at Xavier University of Louisiana and has been teaching for over twenty years
Echoes of Ohr
IP Casino Resort & Spa Exhibitions Gallery
October 19 – December 24, 2018
Echoes of Ohr, OOMA’s 2018 juried art show, celebrates the creative spirit and artistic legacy of George Ohr. Featuring dozens of works in a variety of media, Echoes of Ohr showcases the current state of the ceramic arts both on the Gulf Coast and beyond.